Create Group Assignments

You can create group assignments in the Groups tool while setting up your category, or by editing a category.


  1. When creating a new or editing an existing category, selectSet up assignment submission folders
    Set up assignment submission folders.

  2. Click Save.
    Click Save

  3. Enter a Name for the folder.
    Name the folder

  4. Enter the points value for the assignment in the Out Of field.
    Enter Points

  5. Do any of the following:
    • To associate the folder with a category, select a Category or click New Category.
    • To associate the folder with a grade item in your grade book, select a Grade Item, or click New Grade Item. Note that only numeric grade items can be associated with folders. 
    • To change the display settings for the folder's grade item, click the Student View Preview context menu, then Edit Display Settings.
    • To associate a rubric to the folder, click Add Rubric, or Create Rubric in New Window.
    • To provide instructions, in the Instructions rich text field, enter your instructions.
    • To allow students to add the folder to their ePortfolio as artifacts, select Allow users to add this folder to their ePortfolio.
    • To add attachments, in the Attached Files area, click any of the buttons.
    • To change submission options, expand Show Submission Options and modify.
    • To receive an email message when a new submission is uploaded to this folder, enter your email address in the Notification Email field.

  6. Click Add Another if you want to create more group assignment submission folders (and repeat steps 3 through 5), or click Create if you only want to create this one.
    Click Create